Boat trip in the historical heart of Ghent

It will be our pleasure to take you on an informative boat trip through out the city of Ghent and to let you discover the period of the Middle Ages. See the silent witnesses of the prestigious and glorious past : the beautifull house fronts of the Graslei, the big old meat-market, the rugged and steep walls of the Castle of Counts. Admire the only typical wooden housefront.
You will surely go home with an unforgettable idea of Ghent.

OPEN and COVERED boats are at your disposal

– Departure:  Graslei (Gent-Watertoerist)
The most beautiful site, the Graslei, is the departure for a boat trip of 40 minutes
along the “Lys” and the “Lieve” to the “Rabot Towers”

Opening hours

Individual tourist See here for timetable please

Groupes

  • Open all year upon reservation. From October untill the end of March minimum 1 week in advance.
  • Closed on 25/12 and 01/01

Boat trips of 40 minutes

Adult: € 6,50 pp
65+ / Student / Disabled person: € 6,00 pp
Citizen of Ghent: € 5,50 pp
Child (3 y – 11 y): € 4,00 pp

 

!!! NEW Boat trip of 60 minutes  “Highlights of Ghent” (only open boats)

Adult: € 8,50 pp
65+ / Student / Disabled person: € 8,00 pp
Citizen of Ghent: € 7,50 pp
Child (3 y – 11 y): € 5,50 pp

 

Boat trip of  90 minutes (min. 20 pers.  only open boats)

Adult: € 10,50 pp
65+ / Student / Disabled person: € 10,00 pp
Citizen of Ghent: € 9,50 pp
Child (3 y – 11 y): € 6,50 pp

 

School & youth groups: Boat trips of 40 minutes

Children less than 6 years: € 3,00 pp
Primary school: € 3,50 pp
Secondary school: € 4,00 pp
High school € 5,50 pp

Per 15 students 1 free adult
Additional guides € 5,50 pp

Private Boat Charter with captain as your guide

  • open or covered boat (private) untill 6 pm
  • Rental of private boat with guidance
  • € 130,00 for 40 minutes for max. 20 persons
  • € 170,00 for 60 minutes for max. 20 persons
  • Per extra person: € 8,50 supplement
  • Rental private ecological boat ‘Electr’eau’ (max. 11 people)
  • € 100,00 for 40 minutes boat trip
  • € 140,00 for 60 minutes boat trip
  • After 6 pm: price on request

– The above mentioned prices are valid for the open and covered boats
– At any time the route can be changed
– Due to the concept of the boat it is not possible to visit every location
with a covered boat
– Guidance during the boat excursion is in E/D/F/G
Spanish and Italian guidance is possible on request
– Groups are a minimum of 20 people, with reservation (from October untill end-March minimum 1 week in advance).